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Matt Thornton #1AS-1AW-2

+ Washington Nationals Status: Active (MLB)
Positions: P-784
Proper Name: Matthew J. Thornton
Born: September 15, 1976 (38.105) in Three Rivers, Michigan
Height/Weight: 6-6 / 220 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Centreville (Centreville,MI)
College: Grand Valley State University
Drafted: 1998 -- 1st round (22nd overall) by Seattle Mariners (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 27,2004 (27.285)
TBC Player ID:7239
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Recent Contract:Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($7m) by New York Yankees (2014-01-11)
Organizations:SEA, CHA, BOS, WAS, NYA
Signed by:Ken Madeja
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Pitch Repertoire Fastball (64.75%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (17.63%) -- Slider (12.59%) -- Cutter (5.03%)
Fastball Velocity: [2014] - 95.35 - [2013] - 94.28 - [2012] - 95.03 - [2011] - 95.83 - [2010] - 96.11

Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
40 80.57 56 78
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Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

DateStatusNotes
2014-08-05AClaimed off waivers from Yankees by Nationals
2014-01-11ASigned to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($7m)
2013-11-03FARed Sox declined option for 2014
2013-08-25AActivated from DL
2013-08-08D15DL-15 Strained right oblique [-]

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Pitching Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Batter Stadium

YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
1996Grand Valley StateNCAANCAAfr190.00 1.000.000.009.000.00----
1997Grand Valley StateNCAANCAAso202311.0010810 027.13833332833 2.4412.670.009.3311.001.18--
1998Grand Valley StateNCAANCAAjr21132.5715000 320.218761333 1.487.710.005.5714.142.54--
1998 EverettNwstA--sea210036.002000001.11440300004.009.000.0027.000.000.00--
1999WisconsinMidwA-sea22004.97251003129.1391916125345002.2112.100.317.7610.551.36--
2000WisconsinMidwA22sea23694.0226170030103.19459462728812201.618.210.176.297.691.22--
2001San BernardinoCalifA+-sea241472.5227270000157126564496019212001.187.220.523.4411.013.20--
2002San AntonioTexAA59sea25153.631212000062523125329448001.317.550.444.216.391.52--
2003Inland EmpireCalifA+-sea26004.0022000099442414001.449.002.004.0014.003.50--
2003 San AntonioTexAA-sea26300.3644000025.183109180000.682.880.003.246.482.00--
2003 TacomaPCLAAA52sea26028.002200009141182351001.8914.002.003.005.001.67--
2004TacomaPCLAAA52sea27755.201615100083855848463741001.789.220.436.838.021.17--
2004 Seattle MarinersALMLB43sea27124.09008032.2301515225302001.678.180.556.828.181.20.318
2005Seattle MarinersALMLB12sea28045.2100150575433331342577001.688.532.056.639.001.36.277
2006Chicago White SoxALMLB37cha29533.330020254462020521491011.247.670.833.508.172.33.279
2007Chicago White SoxALMLB37cha30444.820013256.1593130426553021.529.480.644.188.842.12.344
2008Chicago White SoxALMLB37cha31532.690012167.1482020519773021.006.450.672.5510.344.05.264
2009Chicago White SoxALMLB37cha32632.750017472.1582222520874011.087.250.622.5010.874.35.303
2010Chicago White SoxALMLB37cha33542.660013860.2411818320811021.006.050.442.9511.954.05.290
2011Chicago White SoxALMLB37cha34253.300020359.2603422321632001.359.000.453.159.453.00.337
2012Chicago White SoxALMLB37cha354103.460018365632725417532031.238.720.552.357.343.12.314
2013Boston Red SoxALMLB38bos36013.60003015.122660591001.8013.200.003.005.401.80.407
2013 Chicago White SoxALMLB37cha36033.86003028251412410211001.258.041.293.216.752.10--
2014New York YankeesALMLB48nya37032.52006024.2239706200041.168.280.002.167.203.33.315
2014 Washington NationalsNLMLB46was37100.00002011.110000280001.098.180.001.646.554.00--
MLB Totals33453.436701001502360453924923048234610270151.288.030.723.499.092.61.336
AAA Totals775.4818171000929969566667911001.799.680.596.467.731.20--
AA Totals452.691616000087603426338628001.136.210.313.936.411.63--
A+ Totals1472.60292900001661356048116420612001.207.320.603.4711.173.22--
A Totals694.2051180061133133786239712217201.739.000.206.568.261.26--
A- Totals0036.0020000011440300004.009.000.0027.000.000.00--
NCAA Totals367.312581003485640394166002.0210.500.007.6912.381.61--
Chicago White Sox (8 seasons)31353.295120001162346340018616933154486170111.207.780.642.999.453.16--
Seattle Mariners (2 seasons)164.8074100230908448481567879001.688.401.506.708.701.30--
New York Yankees (1 seasons)032.52460006025239706200041.168.280.002.167.203.33--
Boston Red Sox (1 seasons)013.6020000301522660591001.8013.200.003.005.401.80--
Washington Nationals (1 seasons)100.0018000201110000280001.098.180.001.646.554.00--
YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2007Chicago White SoxALMLB37chap301
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00000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
2013Chicago White SoxALMLB37chap360000000000000000---------------00
MLB Totals451000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000------01
Chicago White Sox (2 seasons)451000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000------01
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Other Pitching Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
2003Peoria Javelinas029.6911000001318181421310002.3812.461.389.006.92
2006Chicago White SoxMLB Spring Training008.0382000012.12315112710102.4316.781.465.117.30
2007Chicago White SoxMLB Spring Training000.901000051106110111000.705.400.000.909.90
2008Chi White SoxDivisional Series000.003000103.12000220021.205.400.005.405.40
2008Chicago White SoxMLB Spring Training004.669000009.21355126001.5512.100.931.865.59
2009Chicago White SoxMLB Spring Training001.804000105511113001.209.001.801.805.40
2010Chicago White SoxMLB Spring Training002.458000007.16220110000.957.360.001.2312.27
2011Chicago White SoxMLB Spring Training102.168000308.1922019101.209.720.001.089.72
2012Chicago White SoxMLB Spring Training002.089000218.2822037001.278.310.003.127.27
2013Chicago White SoxMLB Spring Training019.006000106766031101.6710.500.004.501.50
2014New York YankeesMLB Spring Training106.756000004733002101.7515.750.000.004.50
2014WashingtonDivisional Series013.863000002.13110210002.1411.570.007.713.86
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
1999WisconsinMidwAP25 24001.000--2.16
 
2000WisconsinMidwAP26 629021.000--12.12
 
2001San BernardinoCalifA+P27 51852.821--7.67
 
2002San AntonioTexAAP12 21320.882--11.25
 
2003Inland EmpireCalifA+P2 0000.000--0.00
2003San AntonioTexAAP4 02001.000--4.50
2003TacomaPCLAAAP2 20001.000--9.00
 
2004TacomaPCLAAAP16 31221.882--8.44
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBP193204011.0001.131.89
 
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBP555706011.0000.950.98
 
2006Chicago White SoxALMLBP63542810.9091.671.43
 
2007Chicago White SoxALMLBP685658021.0002.091.72
 
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBP746718011.0001.211.09
 
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBP70722912.9171.381.41
 
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBP616006001.0000.900.89
 
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBP625957001.0001.831.74
 
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBP7465214021.0002.221.95
 
2013Boston Red SoxALMLBP201511001.0001.200.90
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBP40282520.7782.251.58
 
2014New York YankeesALMLBP462425001.0002.631.37
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBP181121001.0002.451.50
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLBP670600248249.9641.591.42
 AAAP18051221.895--8.50
 AAP16021520.895--9.56
 A+P29051852.821--7.14
 AP510833021.000--7.24


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